Louisiana Man Indicted and Faces Up to Life in Prison if Convicted for Trafficking Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Marijuana

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Published January 18, 2023

Louisiana Man Indicted and Faces Up to Life in Prison if Convicted for Trafficking Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Marijuana

Louisiana – A Louisiana man faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years to life and a $10,000,000 fine if convicted on drug charges after being indicted for possession with intent to distribute a quantity of a mixture of methamphetamine, a quantity of a mixture of cocaine, and a quantity of marijuana.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA –  On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, the Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana announced that a federal grand jury in New Orleans, Louisiana returned a one-count indictment, on January 12, 2023, charging a man for violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.

According to court documents, Gregory Robinson, age 30, of Thibodaux, Louisiana is charged with possession with intent to distribute a quantity of a mixture of methamphetamine, a quantity of a mixture of cocaine, and a quantity of marijuana, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A), 841(b)(1)(B), and 841(b)(1)(D).

If convicted, Robinson faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and up to life in prison, a $10,000,000 fine, and at least 5 years of supervised release for methamphetamine, a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years and up to 40 years in prison, a $5,000,000 fine, and at least 4 years of supervised release for cocaine, and up to 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and at least 2 years of supervised release for rescheduling. Robinson must also pay a $100 statutory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charging document and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

The Thibodaux Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated this case. Assistant United States Attorney Lynn E. Schiffman is in charge of the prosecution in this case.